Splish Splash – Water drop photography

Splish Splash – Water drop photography

I’ve always loved water drop photgraphys, but was put off of trying it for the longest time. It always seemed so intricate, difficult, and required a lot of specialty equipment. It can be… but getting started in the basics, and learning¬†how to do it can be cheap and easy. You’ll see below my typical basic setup. I’ve got a camera...Read more
Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

Many of us have a lens that just gets used all the time. One that’s pretty much glued to your camera. Lately for me (When I use my D600) it’s the Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D (Amazon.) The performance you get, for such a small price, is extraordinary (currently only $109.00 new) Just like in my review of the Canon 50mm f/1.8...Read more
Flashpoint 86″ Parabolic Umbrella

Flashpoint 86″ Parabolic Umbrella

There’s no doubt that umbrellas are probably the world’s easiest lighting modifiers to set up and use, something that makes them so popular among beginners. But why on earth would someone want one that’s this big? Who would be crazy enough to use an umbrella that’s over seven feet around?¬†I have two and love them. I’m specifically talking about the...Read more